Professional Liability insurance

    • All members holding a practice permit, including those on the courtesy register providing a health service directly to the public, are required to hold their own PLI policy. Employer coverage is not acceptable.In addition to holding your own PLI:
      • Requirements are for a minimum $2,000,000.00 coverage per occurrence
      • An extended discovery and reporting period of a minimum of two years is necessary.
    • Many insurance companies offer PLI coverage. When seeking coverage, be sure that you are covered to at least include the minimum requirements listed above. If you are a member of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) PLI plans are available. MyGroup Insurance Broker Limited is another example of a company that offers PLI to SLPs and audiologists. Information regarding these plans can be accessed at the following links:
      SAC –
      MyGroup Insurance Broker Limited – E & O – MyGroup Insurance


Current qualification hours include ACTUAL hours spent in professional practice activities, including the following:

a) clinical practice, consulting, administration/management in a clinical or clinically related area, professional development, including coursework at a post-secondary institution, research and/or education of students in SLP, audiology or a related field. Any of the professional practice activities listed here that are accrued as part of doctoral or post-doctoral studies post-qualifying professional degree would also be considered.

NOTE: ACSLPA may need to verify your reported hours.

b) You must have completed one of the following requirements to demonstrate current practice of your profession:

i.   Graduated from an approved program not more than three years before applying, or
ii.  Practiced as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist for at least 1250 hours in the five years immediately before renewing, or
iii. Successfully completed approved, refresher education courses in your profession within the previous three years.

Continuing Competence

All practicing members on the General Register must complete the Continuing Competence Program.

Fees are paid in full

Fee Schedule

Additional Information

Registration Handbook